Screenwriters Blog.

Script Registration and Copyright Guide – Screenwriters Edition!

After all those hardworking long hours spent creating and nurturing your screenplay, it is finally complete! The feeling of elation takes over,...

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How to Write a Great Whodunit Screenplay

When it comes to writing a whodunit movie, there’s so many elements you need to have to make your film stand out....

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Script Formatting – Scriptwriting Software, Microsoft Word, Pages and Google Docs Templates

    How to correctly format a screenplay is one of the topics asked of us most often, from a whole range...

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A Guide to Adapting a Novel Into a Screenplay (Guest Post)

  I have always wanted to see my novel on the screen; to visualise characters’ emotions, vivid settings, and tangible objects. So...

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Top 10 Best Meet Cutes (VIDEOS INCLUDED!)

  A Meet Cute is a scene where two characters who will eventually form some kind of a romantic relationship meet for...

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Top 8 Best TV Monologues (VIDEOS INCLUDED)

    Monologues are an important part of TV and Film and appear as a dramatic device to share important details about...

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How to: Develop Character – Role on the Wall

    You’ve thought about your amazing concept and your unique, colourful world – but who populates it?   Who are the...

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How to: Develop Story – The 5Ws

      Many scripts sent to agents, competitions, producers, or consultants, have been noted as hugely underdeveloped. They’re almost hitting the...

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How to: Write an Effective TV Series Pitch Bible

    Defining a Pitch Bible What is a TV Show Pitch Bible?   A Series Bible, a Pitch Bible, or a...

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How to: Script Writing – A Guide to Formatting Scripts #2

    If you read the first instalment of Formatting 101, you’ll know how important formatting scripts is within the industry, especially...

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How to: Screenwriting – A Guide to Formatting Scripts #1

WHAT IS A SCREENPLAY What exactly defines a screenplay?     A screenplay (or script) is written by a screenwriter (or script...

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How to Adapt a Book Into a Screenplay

    ADAPTING A BOOK TO A SCREENPLAY How to adapt a book into a screenplay?     Often in the film...

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SWN Screenplay Competition August 2020 – Results!

      A huge thank you to everyone who submitted their script to the SWN August Competition!   Below are a...

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How to Write a Voice Over in a Script

  Voice-Over has been a constant in script writing, all the way back to the early days of the silver screen, but...

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8 Tips to Write Great Dialogue

1) Dialogue Comes From Character       If you’re struggling to write dialogue and it just isn’t flowing, the problem is...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Enter Screenplay Competitions!

      There are many mixed opinions online whether or not you should enter screenplay competitions.     Some of them...

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The Best Free Screenwriting Softwares

If you’re wondering which screenwriting softwares you will get the most out of without parting with your money, sit back and wonder...

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5 Short Films Every Writer Should See

If you’re writing a short film or are currently considering it, I feel the very first thing to do would be to...

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Internal & External Conflict: Why it’s so Important

Have you ever seen a film void of emotion but has tonne of action, explosions and effects… This is external conflict without...

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The Top 8 Screenwriting Books

Reading screenwriting related books is very beneficial to gain an outside perspective on the craft. It’s important to note that although they...

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